2 years ago

Family Meals HEARTY TOMATO SOUP

Hearty Homemade Tomato Soup

This
delicious, stick-to-your-ribs soup is chock full of rice and vegetables. Serve
with your favorite grilled
cheese sandwich
.

6-8
servings
Preparation
time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1
    tablespoon butter
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic
    cloves, minced
  • ½ cup
    carrots, chopped
  • ¼ celery
    stalk, chopped
  • 2
    (14.5-ounce) cans Red Gold Petite Diced Tomatoes Garlic & Olive Oil or 2
    (14.5-ounce) cans Red Gold Diced Tomatoes Basil, Garlic & Oregano
  • 6 cups
    chicken broth
  • ¼ cup white
    rice
  • 2 tablespoons
    tomato paste
  • 1
    tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon
    dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 5 drops hot
    pepper sauce

Directions

  1. Melt
    butter in large soup kettle over medium-high heat.
  2. Add
    onion and garlic; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until onion is tender.
  3. Add
    carrots and celery; cook and stir 7 to 9 minutes or until tender.
  4. Stir
    in petite diced tomatoes, chicken broth, white rice, tomato paste,
    Worcestershire sauce, thyme, black pepper and hot pepper sauce.
  5. Reduce
    heat to low and cook about 30 minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Remove from heat
    and serve.

Recipe source: Red Gold Tomatoes